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SYSTEMIC LUPUS ERYTHEMATOSUS (PEDIATRIC)
Systemic lupus erythematosus is a chronic, multisystem, inflammatory, autoimmune disorder characterized by formation of autoantibodies directed against self-antigens and immune-complex formation.
It can be suspected when ≥2 organ systems are involved.
It is predominantly diagnosed in females of childbearing age, rarely diagnosed before 8 years old.
Clinical presentation varies in different patients and the disease activity varies over time in a single patient. Majority of patients have arthralgia of the hand.
Drug Information

Indication: Psoriasis (excluding widespread plaque psoriasis), recalcitrant eczemas, lichen planus, discoid lupus erythema...

Indication: Eczema including atopic, infantile, discoid & stasis eczema; prurigo; psoriasis; neurodermatoses including...

Indication: Short-term treatment of corticosteroid-responsive resistant dermatoses eg, psoriasis, recalcitrant eczema, lic...

Indication: Symptomatic treatment of allergic dermatoses & other forms of contact dermatitis, insect bites; atopic, ec...

Indication: Reducing disease activity in adult patients w/ active autoantibody +ve SLE receiving standard therapy.

Indication: Relief of inflammatory manifestations of corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses.

Indication: Suppression of skin diseases in which inflammation is a prominent feature.

Indication: Suppression of skin diseases in which inflammation is a prominent feature.

Indication: Relief of inflammatory & pruritic manifestations of corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses (eg, psoriasis, e...

Indication: Acute & chronic rheumatic fever, RA, bronchial asthma, myositis, dermatitis.

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